Suspected dengue death in Kolkata

A boy died of suspected dengue here Monday, though the state health department was yet to confirm it and preferred to wait for the final blood test report.

NHRC notice to three states over encephalitis

 The NHRC Thursday issued notice to the governments of Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Odisha over recurrence of Japanese encephalitis, blaming their lackadaisical attitude towards curbing the disease.

254 encephalitis deaths in Bengal this year

The encephalitis outbreak in West Bengal this year has so far claimed 254 lives, an official said Tuesday claiming that the situation is now "under control".

Encephalitis in West Bengal: Death toll climbs to 212

The encephalitis outbreak in northern West Bengal has claimed one more life, taking the death toll in the entire state to 212, an official said on Wednesday.

6 Japanese Encephalitis cases detected in Nagaland

Six cases of Japanese Encephalitis have been detected in the past one week in Nagaland, state government today said.

Chances of contracting encephalitis more in rural side: Doctor

As north Bengal grapples with encephalitis and its deadlier variant Japanese encephalitis, residents of Kolkata have little to fear about the infection, according to a senior doctor at the Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine.

Steps taken to contain encephalitis in Arunachal

The health department and the district administration in Changlang have taken all steps to contain Japanese Encephalitis (JE) which has so far claimed two lives in Arunachal Pradesh.

Seven persons test positive for Japanese Encephalitis in Meghalaya

Seven persons have tested positive for Japanese Encephalitis in Meghalaya, a Health department official said on Monday.

Encephalitis toll in North Bengal touches 121

With two more deaths due to "different types of Encephalitis" reported in north Bengal in the last 24 hours, the toll from the disease in north Bengal rose to 121 on Sunday.

Arunachal Pradesh taking necessary steps to control JE spread

Arunachal Pradesh has taken all necessary steps to prevent further spread of Japanese Encephalitis and the health department is closely monitoring the current situation in the state.

Japanese Encephalitis death in city hospital, toll rises to 118

Japanese Encephalitis claimed the life of a 56-year-old man at the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital in the early hours Friday.

AES claims 212 live in Assam this year

The vector-borne Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) claimed 212 lives while Japanese Encephalitis (JE) 93 in Assam this year, a senior Health Department official said Wednesday.

Arunachal Pradesh sounds high alert after encephalitis death

Arunachal Pradesh has sounded a high alert following the death of a 10-year-old girl and reports of 11 other persons being affected by Japanese Encephalitis in the state.

Assam Health dept chalks out plan for JE, AES control

Assam health department has drawn up a comprehensive action plan to control further spread of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) which has claimed 165 lives so far.

No encephalitis threat in Kolkata, say officials

West Bengal capital Kolkata is unlikely to be affected by encephalitis, said health and civic officials even though the vector-borne disease has claimed over 100 lives this year in the north of the state.

Assam Health dept chalks out plan for Encephalitis control

Assam health department has drawn up a comprehensive action plan to control further spread of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) and Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) which has claimed 165 lives so far.

102 die due to encephalitis in north Bengal

Encephalitis has taken 42 lives in north Bengal in the last two days, taking the total toll to 102 till on Tuesday.

Encephalitis toll climbs to 52 in Bengal

With the death of three patients in North Bengal Medical College and Hospital here, the encephalitis toll in West Bengal rose to 52 today.

49 people die of Japanese encephalitis in Bengal

A total of 49 people have died of Japanese encephalitis in the last 12 days in North Bengal Medical College and Hospital here, a top health official said.

Encephalitis deaths in Bengal rises to 47

Two more people died of encephalitis here, taking the death count in West Bengal to 47 in the past 18 days, officials said Sunday.